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Images of the Physician

Larry Churchill and Nancy King discuss the image of the physician in American society. Historically, physicians were viewed as “captains of the ship,” responsible for all that happened within the scope of their supervision. Yet in the 1980s—as a result of technological, legal, and … Continue reading

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From Nature to Ethics

Physician Leon Kass discusses his study on the links between biology and human ethics, noting the gap between the world as modern science defines it and the world as we experience it in ordinary life. He addresses questions such as these: … Continue reading

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